Sr. Project Manager

Atlanta, GA 30318

Posted: 07/19/2018 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Project Manager Job Number: 50647

Project Manager

  • Communicate - Maintain open, clear and constant communication among internal team, customers, and management regarding project status. 
  • Analyze – Synthesize business goals and technology factors from numerous constituents and translate this information into actionable plans.
  • Build Relationships – Make realistic commitments.  Have honest conversations that build confidence and trust among all groups.
  • Manage Schedule – Create the project plan and track team progress.  Analyze and communicate the impact of changes to plan.
  • Manage Scope – Document what is in vs. out of scope.  Perform analysis for changes and negotiate/recommend course of action or escalate as appropriate. 
  • Manage Risks – Identify, communicate and manage project risks and/or escalate to management.   Anticipate problems before they occur.
  • Manage Issues - Work with team members and management to resolve team issues, including escalation as appropriate.
  • Get Things Done – Remove roadblocks for the team.   Balance scope and schedule to meet high profile non-movable deadlines.
  • Lead - Ensure project/team success by taking ownership of deliverables and assist/perform analysis, testing, support, training, or other tasks as necessary.
  • Track Status – Create and distribute status reports.  Ensure that project team members communicate status and issues as appropriate through stand ups and other team meetings.
  • Facilitate Meetings / Scrums - Use effective meeting management skills to initiate, develop agenda, conduct, and provide minutes so that all appropriate parties are kept up-to-date regarding project status and issues.  Includes Kickoff, Status, Working Session and Retrospective type meetings.
  • Leverage Best Practices - Ensure core project management processes are being followed while also managing to project goals, resources and budget.  Recommend additional best practices and process improvements.

  • At least 8 years combined technical and functional business experience. Must have a proven track record of successfully implementing IT projects using a variety of project methodologies.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Digital Products along with at least 3 years of experience working on consumer facing web-based properties
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodology
  • Technical background / knowledge in areas such as Content Management Systems, APIs, eCommerce, live video streaming, and Cloud-base infrastructure desired 
  • BS in Computer Science, MIS, business or experience equivalent
  • Scrum Master Certification preferred
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